Average Stage Technician Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Stage Technician is $17.50.
MEDIAN $17.50
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $31
$0 - $450
Total Pay
$22,765 - $68,532

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Job Description for Stage Technician

Stage Technician Tasks
  • Ensure that support staff, actors, prop, scenery, and other elements are in order on stage.
  • Assist prop staff in the assembly and construction of scenery or props.
  • Determine blue prints, floor plans, and lighting and sound options with stage manager.
  • Act as the stage manager, switch board operator, sound technician, or production assistant as necessary.

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Popular Skills for Stage Technician

Skills in Leadership, Troubleshooting and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Computer/Console Operations and Audio Visual Equipment Use.

Pay by Experience Level for Stage Technician

An early career Stage Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.35 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Stage Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.22 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Stage Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.

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